Adult Events

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    95 Cedar Street
    Newington, CT 06111

    Phone: 860-665-8700

it might get loud documentary

Dine with a Documentary – Libraries Rock!
It Might Get Loud

Wednesday, August 22, 6:30 p.m.

A film about the influence of the electric guitar from the point of views of The Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White. Bring your light supper. Refreshments provided. Running time 98 minutes.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Water for Elephants

Film Based on the Book
Water for Elephants
Thursday, August 23, 1:00 p.m.

This film adaptation of Sara Gruen’s novel stars Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattison and Hal Holbrook. Running time is 120 minutes. Refreshments provided.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Tech 4 U 
Thursday, August 23, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Do you need help downloading your eBook or using your new smartphone? Want to set up a Facebook or Twitter account? For help with your specific technology questions, make an appointment for a 45 minute session with a librarian today!
Registration required.

adult coloring and crafts

Crafts and Conversations 
Monday, August 27, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

BRING YOUR OWN CRAFT & BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION!
(So that we will not be chided, colored pencils still provided!)
Registration required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

water for elephants book

Brown Bag It with a Film and Novel Discussion
Water for Elephants
Thursday, August 30, 12:00 p.m.

Join us for a book discussion of the film and novel Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen. The film adaptation of the novel will be shown on Thursday, August 23, 1:00 p.m. Refreshments provided.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Friends Mini-Media Sale spotlight
Friends' Mini Media Sale
Saturday, September 8, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
In the Community Room of the Library

Join us for a the Friends of the Lucy Robbins Welles Library Mini Media Sale where you can buy DVDs, Blu-Ray DVDs, audio books, music CDs and VHS tapes at great prices. There will also be an assortment of great games for sale as well. Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the library. Payment by cash, check or credit card accepted. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Library Board Annual Meeting
Monday, September 10, 7:00 p.m.


Join us at the Library Board’s Annual Meeting that will feature Megan Torrey from the World Affairs Council of Connecticut. After a brief business meeting, Megan Torrey will speak about her role on the CTWAC and discuss global issues that impact the local community and the world at large.

visit new york

Bus Trip - NYC
Saturday, October 6  

Flier will be available in the library.